Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

SARS-CoV-2 cardiac involvement low in collegiate athletes

(HealthDay)—For U.S. collegiate athletes, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection is associated with a low prevalence of cardiac involvement, according to a study published online April 17 ...

Oncology & Cancer

ACG updates guidelines for colorectal cancer screening

In the March issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology, the American College of Gastroenterology has published updated recommendations for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening.

Medical research

Is home screening a true colonoscopy alternative?

There are a few things in life that are, for the most part, universally recognized: the joy of welcoming a child, the fear of embarrassment, and the dread of getting a colonoscopy.

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers study impact of pandemic cancer screening pause

John Abraham's colonoscopy was postponed for several months because of the pandemic. When he finally got it, doctors found a growth too big to be removed safely during the scope exam. He had to wait several weeks for surgery, ...

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